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Shelf Treasure: Scale Model Offy Motor in Brass

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Jive-Bomber, May 15, 2012.

  1. Jive-Bomber
    Joined: Aug 21, 2001
    Posts: 3,444


  2. silent rick
    Joined: Nov 7, 2002
    Posts: 4,359

    silent rick

    that is so cool, when does the 1/6th scale sprint car build start?
  3. There's a 1/6 Offy model that pops up on Espay every once in a while- wonder if you have the original/prototype?
  4. AnimalAin
    Joined: Jul 20, 2002
    Posts: 3,417


  5. Way too cool. Thats a keeper my friend. Being the model guy that I am, I wouldn't be able to leave it alone. I know me too well. I would have it all hyper detailed with the hoses painted black and stuff like that. It's way better off on YOUR shelf.:D
  6. I WISH I had one. That is really neato.
  7. Offy 220
    Joined: Sep 29, 2009
    Posts: 255

    Offy 220

    I have #345 which I bought in the early 2000. Thanks for posting the information - yours is the only one that I know of.
  8. Jive-Bomber Jay -

    The Vintage Power scale Offy is very cool! ... but even cooler is the fact that you are sharing some of your late father's cool automotive-related items with us here on The Jalopy Journal & the H.A.M.B.!

    I sure hope that you will continue to share your father's love of cars with us here on the forum ... I've really enjoyed your posts about his old cars and his car-related stories & collectibles ... I can think of no better way to honor your Dad's memory!

    Again, sorry for your loss ... RIP Jerry Ward :(
  9. catdad49
    Joined: Sep 25, 2005
    Posts: 5,051


    Bomber, that is one cool piece! Thanks for sharing, Cat
  10. vonpahrkur
    Joined: Apr 21, 2005
    Posts: 922


    what a work of art!
  11. I am 1billion percent Jealous :( for me, but Stoked for you..
  12. That is ultra cool !
  13. flamingokid
    Joined: Jan 5, 2005
    Posts: 2,200


    For valuation purposes,I would say it's worth a chunk.I had a detailed prop engine that was a mechanics award from TWA in the early 60s that I sold for 400.00 back in the late 90s.Very cool.
  14. FlynBrian
    Joined: Oct 5, 2007
    Posts: 759


    That is very cool!
  15. burbanite
    Joined: May 31, 2006
    Posts: 188


    I just bought #381 at the memorabilia show here at the Indy 500 for $225.00

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